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World MS Day Events 2021

There are many ways to celebrate World MS Day 2021 and come together to form MS Connections:

 

Events:

MS Research and Advocacy Updates with the Parliamentary Friends of MS

Find out the latest MS research and advocacy developments, live-streamed from Parliament House, Canberra. Hear from MS Australia and MS Research Australia representatives including Professor David Tscharke (MS researcher), Dr Julia Morahan (Head of Research, MS Research Australia), Rohan Greenland (CEO, MS Australia), Senator Deb O'Neill and Senator Wendy Askew. Stay tuned for more information on this live-streamed event.

Date: Tuesday 25 May

Time: 7:30am-9:00am

Location: Global

Host: MS Australia

Click here to watch the live-streamed event. 


Breaking Barriers to Connection

Participate in a virtual event featuring four expert speakers and a panel discussion that will focus on a range of topics including understanding love languages, the benefits of peer support, communicating your symptoms and medications, and strategies to support carers.

Date: Tuesday 25 May

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

Location: Global

Host: MS Limited

To register or to find out more information about the event click here.


Research with Connections

Learn about the work of the MS Research Flagship and celebrate the power of connections in the lead up to World MS Day. There will be presentations from Menzies MS researchers and community members, trade tables and information on MS trials, and a free lunch with tea and coffee provided.

Date: Friday 28 May

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Location: Hobart, Tasmania - Blundstone Arena

Host: Menzies Institute for Medical Research

Click here to find out more information or to register.


Tune in for MS

The global MS movement will gather together to 'Tune in for MS,' with the global MS community coming together on World MS Day in solidarity and celebration. There will be performances and messages from some of the stars of the MS community, including the Global MS Choir! The event will be live-streamed on the World MS Day Facebook and Youtube channels. 

Date: Sunday 30 May

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm (BST - London time)

Location: Global

Host: MSIF

Click here to watch the live-streamed event.


MS Walk Run + Roll

Share global solidarity, connection and hope for the future at the 2021 MS Walk Run + Roll Victoria this World MS Day. Move with the wonderful MS Community with either a 5km or 10km distance at Albert Park Melbourne, or take part virtually and move your way, at home, at the gym or outdoors on a local track. Together, we can make sure no one faces MS alone.

Date: Sunday 30 May

Time: 9:00am

Location: Victoria

HostMS Limited

To find out more information and how to register, click here.


Yoga for World MS Day

This World MS Day, The Yoga Partnership is providing accessible and inclusive yoga classes outdoors across Queensland. There will be lots of options given for those practicing on the mat or on a chair or in a wheelchair. No experience necessary, BYO own mat or chair. 

Date: Sunday 30 May

Time:Varies dependng on location

Location: Throughout Queensland

Host: MS Queensland

To find out more information and how to register, click here.


We will continue to update this page with more World MS Day events, once further details are confirmed. Stay tuned!